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#119306 - 12/15/04 03:17 PM Needle in a Haystack
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Now which wire was it?


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#119307 - 12/15/04 04:59 PM Re: Needle in a Haystack
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It looks like someone tried to stuff 10 pounds of Sh** in a 5 pound bag.

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#119308 - 12/15/04 06:35 PM Re: Needle in a Haystack
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Dont ask me to trace that circuit.
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#119309 - 12/15/04 07:05 PM Re: Needle in a Haystack
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So THAT'S what happened to my bowl of polychromatic spaghetti!!!!

Someone must have read the term "Box Fill" backwards!
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No wire bias here- I'm standing on neutral ground.

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#119310 - 12/15/04 09:45 PM Re: Needle in a Haystack
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Hey, it's not full yet--there's still space to add several more conduits.


[This message has been edited by SolarPowered (edited 12-16-2004).]

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#119311 - 12/16/04 06:00 AM Re: Needle in a Haystack
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BTW, Those 2 large conduits that enter the back area of the box are crammed full....I am just sure they derated all those circuits.....

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#119312 - 12/17/04 03:35 AM Re: Needle in a Haystack
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"Now which wire was it?"

It's the one with the red wire nut on it.

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#119313 - 12/17/04 03:52 AM Re: Needle in a Haystack
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"But it says right in my Ugly's that I can fit 176 #12 in a 2-1/2" EMT"

I have truly heard things like this many times.

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#119314 - 12/17/04 11:50 AM Re: Needle in a Haystack
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2 weeks ago I was at a restaurant (vacant at the moment) and in the kitchen I just found something like that: Except for the fact it didn't have a cover and every wire was covered with 30 years worth of grease and dust...

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#119315 - 12/17/04 12:41 PM Re: Needle in a Haystack
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2 weeks ago I was at a restaurant (vacant at the moment) and in the kitchen I just found something like that: Except for the fact it didn't have a cover and every wire was covered with 30 years worth of grease and dust...


We have a name for that around here, its called a bomb

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